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Group Songwriting Workshop                  Free

Enjoy the magic of group songwriting. In this two-hour workshop, Songwriting Works facilitator Judith-Kate Friedman will guide participants in creating an original song that incorporates everyone’s creativity and ideas. No musical experience necessary.

Friday, 2/5, 12 – 2 p.m.

City Hall Lobby Gallery & Room L280, 600 4th Ave


Art, Creativity & Dementia: A Panel Discussion                Free

In what ways can living with dementia unleash our creative spark? How can the creative arts improve our well-being? What are local opportunities for persons living with dementia to get involved in creative expression? Explore these topics and more with the following panelists:

Marigrace Becker, Program Manager of Community Education & Impact, UW Medicine Memory & Brain Wellness Center

Lee Burnside, Clinical Assistant Professor, Geriatrics & Palliative Care, Harborview Medical Center

Cara Lauer, Director, Elderwise

Alice & Paul Padilla, Momentia Ambassadors

Moderator: Wendy Lustbader, MSW, author of “Life Gets Better – the Unexpected Pleasures of Growing Older”

Wednesday, 2/17, 6 – 7 p.m. City Hall Bertha Knight Landes Room, 600 4th Ave, First Floor


Improv Theater Workshop         Free

Re-ignite the mind with improvisation and play! Join Taproot Theatre for an interactive demonstration of how improv theater can tap into the creative abilities of individuals experiencing early stage memory loss.

Wednesday, 2/24, 12 – 12:45 p.m. City Hall Lobby Gallery & Room L28, 600 4th Ave,